About this title: The mountain ranges of North Carolina are distinguished by steep gorges, spectacular waterfalls, lush forests, open vistas, and temperate weather, making them a popular hiking destination in every season. This updated edition offers day hikes for all abilities, including an underground hike through an old gold mine and a climb to the top of the highest peak on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Historical anecdotes and natural history information round out the package.
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